Time for a career change

Following continued growth, Watertrain, the UK’s predominant water utility sector training provider, has launched a recruitment drive. A number of learning and development roles have been announced at Watertrain, as the established training provider secures...

160th anniversary of Katrine Aqueduct marked with Queen Victoria re-enactment

The 160th anniversary of the Katrine Aqueduct, one of Scotland’s most important pieces of infrastructure, was marked with a special re-enactment of its official inauguration by Queen Victoria Actors donned Victorian attire and a modern-day...

Autopsy reveals Sidmouth fatberg’s dirty secrets

Household cooking fats and hygiene products played a pivotal role in the formation of the giant fatberg found lurking under a Devon seaside town, scientists have revealed. The 64-metre monster – greater in length than...

Smooth operations – planning for onsite treatment success

Tightening environmental standards and the rising cost of tankering wastewater mean more and more industrial process companies are taking control of their own treatment systems. WPL technical director Andrew Baird has advice for ensuring...

London sewer upgrade award win

Thames Water has won a top engineering award for an innovative £20 million upgrade of a Victorian sewer in central London. The state-of-the-art King’s Scholars’ Pond project did not cause any delays on the roads...

atg Evoqua provides water disinfection solutions in Ireland

James Leigh, Regional Disinfection Lead at atg Evoqua explains how the company developed a product to meet a specific need. Irish Water is carrying out a major disinfection programme at water treatment plants which will...

Yorkshire Water to trial electric vehicles

Yorkshire Water is trialling electric vehicles at Knostrop Energy & Recycling Centre in Leeds as part of its commitment to be net zero carbon by 2030. ditching diesel power for at least the next three...

Underground reservoir restored

Anglian Water engineers have concluded the inspection of an historic underground reservoir in the heart of Norwich.  The Sultzer Reservoir, is one of two underground Victorian, treated water reservoirs originally built in 1871 at Lakenham,...

Major £250m upgrade makes sewage works fit for the future

Work is now complete on an award-winning £250 million sewage treatment works upgrade designed to boost river quality, reduce odour and cater for predicted population growth. Due to the creative, sustainable and innovative thinking behind...

Safety of people and property is a key issue in the water industry

Production operators, subcontractors and maintenance technicians working in the water industry need easy access to various remote sites where Locken has fitted thousands of access control systems. In complex settings, where a drop of water...
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